Hello everyone! Before we learn today`s new phrases, let`s check the answer of the last episode. The right answer is “C”.
My new shoes _________.
A. read me like a book B. go like clockwork
B. fit like a glove D. feel like a million
Today we are doing to talk about 5 idioms related to colors. One specific color may stand for different meanings in different cultures, which allows us to experience cultural shocks. Let`s begin!
1. a white day
In the western countries, white symbolizes purity and innocence. So a white day is a happy and memorable day.
- Tomorrow is a white day, because it is my 20th wedding anniversary.
2. once in a blue moon
This idiom means something that is very rare.
- Great writers like Mark Twain only appear once in a blue moon.
- You should be grateful for the extra job offer. Things like that come along only once in a blue moon.
3. blue blood
If someone has blue blood in his veins, then he or she is of noble birth.
- He is proud of his blue blood.
- Oh Lisa come on, you have always been blue blood, the fact that you don’t want people to know it is a different thing.
4. to have green in one`s eye
This expression is used to describe someone who is naive. Sometimes it can be applied to the rhetorical question.
-You are too young to run fro such an important position.
-Do you see any green in my eye?
5. yellow journalism
Yellow journalism is the type of journalism that relies on sensationalism and lurid exaggeration to attract readers.
- That doesn’t surprise me at all, ” Felix said, “because The Daily Blah is well-known for its yellow journalism.
- We have a rare opportunity that comes along to any group of Americans.
- They choose for their engagement.
- The prince of the country will not marry any girl who has no .
- is hardly educational And informative, but a lot of people love it.
So much for today`s idioms.
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